BEN BRUTON LITERARY, LLC, A Public Relations Agency is a book PR firm specializing in publicity and book tour campaigns for literary, general, commercial, and debut fiction, as well as narrative and general nonfiction, including history, biography, memoir, and pop culture. The founder of the agency is veteran book publicist Ben Bruton, who has 20 plus years of experience in the book publishing industry, where he has worked with some of the biggest and bestselling authors of our time—both commercial and literary. He was most recently Senior Director of Publicity at William Morrow/HarperCollins, but has also worked at Atria Books, Doubleday and Nan A. Talese Books, and Putnam and Riverhead.
Many of the fiction authors Ben has worked with include: Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman, Alice Hoffman, Chuck Palahniuk, Neal Stephenson, Gregory Maguire, Christopher Moore, Joyce Maynard, Joe Hill, James Lee Burke, Jennifer Weiner, John Sandford, Vince Flynn, Jonathan Dee, Dorothea Benton Frank, Brunonia Barry (New York Times bestselling debut The Lace Reader), and Tara Conklin (New York Times bestselling debut The House Girl).
Nonfiction authors include: Antonia Fraser, Douglas Brinkley, Peter Ackroyd, Bill Bryson, Helmut Newton, David Rakoff, Robert MacNeil, Kenny Rogers, Tavis Smiley, James Reston, Jr., and John Grogan, among many others, including the New York Times bestselling debut memoir by Aron Ralston, Between a Rock and a Hard Place, which became the Oscar-nominated film “127 Hours.”
Ben Bruton has a Master’s Degree from the NYU graduate writing program and his short fiction and essays have been published in various literary journals and magazines.